Newtown Democrats

How to use our new voting machines!

Bucks County is getting new voting machines! In order to prepare yourself to cast your first ballot, please watch the video above. Voters with disabilities can also click here to see a video that describes the adaptive technology available to help any voter cast their ballot.

Want to see a new machine in action? You can also attend demonstrations as outlined below.

Newtown Township Prepares for Reopening Businesses

The Newtown Township Board of Supervisors is accepting letters of interest/ resumes for consideration for the Newtown Township Economic Development Committee. The mission of the Economic Development Committee shall be to assist the Board of Supervisors in connection with economic development in Newtown Township and community and assist in the …

Christina Finello endorsed in primary for Democratic nomination for Congress in PA-01

On April 28, registered Democrats in Pennsylvania’s first Congressional district will choose between three candidates who are all ultimately vying to take on incumbent Brian Fitzpatrick in November’s general election. At an the endorsement meeting on February 8th, Christina Finello received the endorsement of the Bucks County Democrats. The candidates …

Local Residents Meet to Learn About Plans to Plant Trees in Roberts Ridge Park

The first Friends of Roberts Ridge Park (FRRP) “Information Party” was held at the home of Newtown Supervisor John Mack on July 21, 2019. The purpose of the party was to introduce local residents to FRRP’s plan to initially plant 25-30 native shade trees in the park. At the meeting, …

Meet Newtown Township’s New Police Chief

At the February 27, 2019, Board of Supervisors meeting, John L. Hearn, the Commanding Officer of Philadelphia Police Department’s 14th Police District, was sworn in as Newtown Township’s new Chief of Police by  District Court Judge Mick Petrucci. The 14th District in Northwest Philadelphia covers the Chestnut Hill and Germantown sections, as …

Newtown Township Appoints Members of the Newly Created Human Relations Commission

At the January 7, 2019, Reorganization meeting, the Newtown Township Board of Supervisors (BOS Definition) appointed 5 people to the newly created Human Relations Commission (HRC), which was established by the Anti-Discrimination Ordinance passed by the BOS on November 28, 2018 (read “Newtown Township BOS 2018 Accomplishments”). The ordinance, a copy of …

George Skladany Receives Year of the Bird Plaque from Newtown

On November 28, 2018, Newtown Democrats Chair George Skladany received from the Newtown Township Board of Supervisors (BOS) a plaque commemorating 2018 as the hundredth anniversary of the signing of the Federal Migratory Bird Treaty Act. This Act protected migratory birds for many decades. The Township also passed the “Year …